Twin Peaks Conference at The University of Salford. I’ll See You Again in 25 Years: The Return of Twin Peaks and Generations of Cult TV’. University of Salford, 21-22 May 2015

Our conference I’ll See You Again in 25 Years: The Return of Twin Peaks and Generations of Cult TV’. School of Arts and Media at The University of Salford, 21-22 May 2015 went very well indeed. The quality of the papers was excellent and the two days saw a fascinating and diverse set of readings of the seminal series. And some damn fine cherry pie! CFi1wHhWMAAfxAl

Here are a few images of the two days

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The conference was reviewed recently by Critical Studies in Television online. Watch this space for announcements on the next US Television Drama Series conference at The University go Salford.

Published by kirstyfairclough

Kirsty Fairclough is Reader in Screen Studies at the School of Digital Arts, Manchester Metropolitan University and Chair of Manchester Jazz Festival. She has published widely on popular culture and am the co-editor of The Music Documentary: Acid Rock to Electropop (Routledge), The Arena Concert: Music, Media and Mass Entertainment (Bloomsbury) and Music/Video: Forms, Aesthetics, Media. New York, (Bloomsbury) and author of the forthcoming Beyoncé: Celebrity Feminism and Popular Culture (I.B Tauris) and co-author of American Cinema: A Contemporary Introduction (Palgrave). Her work has been published in Senses of Cinema, Feminist Media Studies, SERIES and Celebrity Studies journals and she has made several television and radio appearances. Kirsty has lectured internationally on popular culture, feminism and representations of women most notably at The Royal College of Music, Stockholm, The University of Copenhagen, Second City, Chicago, Columbia College Chicago, Middle Tennessee State University, Unisinos Brazil and Bucknell University, Pennsylvania. She has significant experience in international partnership development, particularly in North America and developed the Salford Popular Culture Conference series with international partner universities, including I’ll See You Again in 25 Years, Twin Peaks and Generations of Cult Television: A Two Day International Conference (University of Salford, May 2015) and Mad Men: The Conference (Middle Tennessee State University, May 2016) and Purple Reign: An interdisciplinary conference on the life and legacy of Prince, a three day international academic conference hosted by the School of Arts and Media, University of Salford, UK and the Department of Recording Industry, Middle Tennessee State University, USA.

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